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Control 28-1L

High-Output 8-Ohm Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker

SRP from £345.00 + VAT

High-Output 8-Ohm Indoor/Outdoor

Background/Foreground Speaker

The Control® 28-1L is a two-way 8” speaker with rich sonic character, wide coverage, consistent coverage, versatile mounting, and a contemporary high-design look that fits into a wide range of decors, This makes Control 28-1L an excellent choice for a wide variety of applications, including retail stores, restaurants, health clubs, theme parks, educational facilities, hospitality, music cafes, leisure venues, and anywhere where a top quality high-output indoor/outdoor foreground/background music (and/or paging) speaker is required.

  • 8” woofer with woven fiberglass cone
  • 1” PEI diaphragm tweeter with fluid cooling
  • Contemporary, high-design appearance
  • Built-in InvisiBall® mounting hardware, plus available U-bracket
  • Weather resistant enclosure and transducers
  • Wide 100° x 100° coverage
  • Wide 100° x 100° coverage
  • 120 Watt power handling (240 Watt program)
  • 120 Watt power handling (240 Watt program)
  • High fidelity sound character with broad frequency response of 45 Hz – 20 kHz.
  • High fidelity sound character with broad frequency response of 45 Hz – 20 kHz.
Frequency Range (-10 dB)45 Hz to 20 kHz
Frequency Response (+/-3 dB)62Hz - 16 kHz
Power Rating2240 W Continuous Program (2 hrs)
Maximum Input Voltage27.5 V RMS (2 hrs), 55.0 V peak
Maximum SPL3112 dB ave. Continuous Pink Noise (118 dB peak)
Sensitivity491 dB, 1W/1m (ave. 100 Hz – 10 kHz)
Coverage Angle5100° x 100°
Directivity Factor (Q)7.3 (averaged 1kHz – 16kHz)
Nominal Impedance8 ohms
Crossover Type2nd order low-pass, 1st order high-pass, plus conjugate shaping
Recommended Protective High-Pass645 Hz high-pass (24 dB/oct)
Low Frequency Driver200 mm (8 in), woven-fiberglass cone with pure butyl rubber surround with Weather-Edge frame protection, high-temp fiberglass voice coil former, high-temp voice coil wire, optimised cone geometry, linear suspension spider, and FEA optimised motor structure.
High Frequency Driver25 mm (1 in) PEI diaphragm, low-viscosity ferro-magnetic fluid, and lightweight Kapton™ voice coil former.
Enclosure MaterialHigh Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) with 10% glass fill, painted with highly-UV resistant paint on white (-WH) version for maximum UV fade resistance.
GrilleHighly zinc-plated, finished in durable TGIC polyester powder coating. MTC-28WMG-1 (&-WH) available with WeatherMax™ multi-layer foam and tight-weave mesh vapour barrier backing.
InstallationInvisiBall wall-mounting system included. Two 6 mm attachment points (on top and bottom) for optional MTC-28WMG-1 (&-WH) U-bracket. Secondary safety attachment loop point on back panel.
EnvironmentalIP-44 per IEC529 (IP-55 when installed with the optional MTC-28WMG-1 WeatherMax™ grille and either MTC-PC2 or MTC-PC3 panel cover.) Exceeds MilSpec 810 for humidity, salt-spray, temperature & UV. Passes MilStd-202F for salt spray and ASTM G85 for acid-air plus salt spray. Optional MTC-28WMG-1 WeatherMax™ grille for breaking up driving rain and for especially difficult environments.
TerminationScrew-down terminal strip, zinc-plated copper based, nickel-plated metal screws and washers. Accepts up to 9 mm outside 4 mm inside open lugs (#6, #8, or #10 lug), plus bare wire (up to 12 AWG / 2.5 mm2). Optional MTC-PC2 and MTC-PC3 protective panel covers available to provide sealed entrance for additional weather protection.
Agency RatingROHS-compliant
ColoursBlack (RAL9004) or white (-WH, RAL9016)
Dimensions (H x W x D)7386 x 282 x 219 mm (15.2 x 11.1 x 8.6 in); 277 mm (10.9 in) deep total when mounted on InvisiBall wall-mount bracket.
Net Weight6.2 kg (13.5 lbs)
Shipping Weight13.4 kg (29.5 lbs) pair-packed (for 2 speakers)
Included AccessoriesInvisiBall™ wall-mounting system, 6 mm x 180 mm hex key
Optional AccessoriesMTC-28UB-1 – Yolk-type U-bracket (&-WH)
SKU Image Name Colour/description
JBL1786 Control 28-1L Control 28-1L Black
JBL1787 Control 28-1L-WH Control 28-1L-WH White